Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2020
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Stained Glass Windows at St Mary
Runwell, Essex
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19073Heaton, Butler & BayneNativity, scenes belowHBB Catalogue 1932
SA+18692Clayton & Bell3 Maries at TombEdward William & Laura KembleStylistic attribution
WW1958c of 3J.N LawsonSt GabrielBSMGP Directory 1966
NC+19242Heaton, Butler & Bayne signedChrist & DoctorsLt Col Henry KembleHBB Catalogue 1932
NC19092Taylor & CliftonGeldartAnnunciationKemble familyChelmsford Chronicle 9.7.1909
NN18752Raising LazarusRev Thomas Root +1872
NN+19032Heaton, Butler & BayneJesus appears to Peter on the beachSub-Lt William Chalker-PearsonHBB Catalogue 1932

Location of windows

The coding system is based on that used in Nineteenth Century Norfolk Stained Glass by Birkin Haward. All windows are numbered consecutively from east to west in any north or south facing wall and from the centre outwards in any east or west facing wall. Windows of 2 and 3 lancet lights are shown as 2 and 3 light.
A plan and key from the book by Birkin Haward is shown below.

Coding system plan



In the column headed date, the date (without a + sign) is the date the window was made. In that column and in the column headed Memorial a date prefixed by a + sign is the date of death commemorated in the window.

Firms / Designers

The booklet Stained Glass Marks & Monographs published by NADFAS, 8 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DA provides details of makers’ signatures and marks and short biographical information on many designers and firms.

Main subjects

A reasonably comprehensive listing of subjects is provided, except in cases where there are many small scenes or many saints, particularly if the windows are high up. For reasons of space, the title ‘Saint’ has often been omitted, most commonly in 4 evangelist windows.

Persons and events commemorated

These are mainly recorded only as a cross-reference to documentation.